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Charlie Crist says “God would be pleased” if Donald Trump shows more heart towards Dreamers

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Charlie Crist is one congressional Democrat who appears to be greeting the incoming Donald Trump administration with an open mind. “Whatever it is that we come to help American workers get back to work and help the middle class and our country, we need to do it together and do it in a spirit of cooperation,” the St. Petersburg Democrat told CNN’s Jake Tapper in an interview broadcast on “State of the Union” on Sunday. That spirit of cooperation includes embracing a Trump proposal to place a 35…

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Bob Buckhorn says if asked, he would have signed immigration letter to Donald Trump

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On Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel traveled to Trump Tower to hand deliver a letter signed by 17 big-city Democratic mayors urging President-elect Donald Trump to reconsider his vow to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the provision that protects young, so-called Dreamers who came to the country before the age of 16 from deportation and allows them to study and work in the U.S. “Ending DACA would disrupt the lives of close to one million young people, and it would disrupt the sectors of…

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Today on Context Florida: Picking our presidents, our half-right campaign, Time’s 100 Most Influential and online buying patterns

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Today on Context Florida: Now that Donald Trump is nearing the number of delegates necessary to assure him the Republican Party nomination and super delegates all but guarantee Hillary Clinton the Democratic nod, the 2016 presidential race is set. Are you excited about the choice? Steven Kurlander bets you are not. “Annoyed” is more like it. It’s a sure bet the next person you ask is not happy either. While many Americans are distressed about the choice, Kurlander says they also…

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, praised for her leadership on everything from Syrian refugees to the Greek debt crisis. “Leaders are tested only when people don’t want to follow,” Time editor Nancy Gibbs said in a statement issued Wednesday. “For asking more of her country than most politicians would dare, for standing firm against tyranny as well as expedience and for providing steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in…

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Donald Trump says #CNNDebate was unfair to other candidates

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As a nod to his new “Humble” nickname, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday said the previous night’s candidate debate was “a little bit unfair to a lot of other people, frankly.” “I thought I was on too much,” Trump said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. “I felt badly for everybody else. Every question had to do with me … I mean, everything was about Trump …. “And then they go into this debate and there was split screens all…

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Catcher in the Right: Jeb Bush’s grown-up campaign

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Amid the spectacle of 2016 GOP presidential candidates Twitter trolling and stumbling over one another to out-firebrand the field, Florida’s Jeb Bush is attempting to stand out among the crowd by playing the part of the adult in the room. What’s more, according to Joe Klein in Time — it’s working: In a week during which Rudolph Giuliani went crusader-ballistic questioning President Obama’s patriotism – indeed, questioning his upbringing – Jeb Bush gave a speech about foreign affairs, the third serious policy speech he’s given…

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Time Magazine: In Florida, can Charlie Crist turn tide against Marco Rubio

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Time Magazine takes a look at Crist vs. Rubio: Florida voters knew Republican Governor Charlie Crist would go on the attack sooner or later this year to try to salvage his floundering campaign for the U.S. Senate. But they surely had no idea that his rival’s grooming habits would become an issue. Last week on Fox News, Crist blasted his surging opponent in the August Republican primary election, former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio, for having used a GOP-issued American…

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